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Sweeping revisions announced for the SAT

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March 5, 2014
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Essay optional. No penalties for wrong answers. The SAT exam is undergoing sweeping revisions. The College Board says it is trying to make the exam better representative of skills students need to succeed in college and afterward. (March 5) Video provided by AP


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